INEC explains why underage persons registered/voted in the North

The Independent National Electoral Commission says some underage voters are being registered in some parts of the country because the lives of registration officers are being threatened by some members of the community.

INEC explains why underage persons registered/voted in the North

The Independent National Electoral Commission says some underage voters are being registered in some parts of the country because the lives of registration officers are being threatened by some members of the community. The Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said this on Wednesday during a programme on the African Independent Television titled, ‘Kakaaki.’ […]

2019: CNPP Backs NASS on Order of Elections, Cautions CSOs Rejecting Reordered Polls

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind the National Assembly on reordering of 2019 general elections and beyond, insisting that the presidential election must come last to save Nigerian democracy and the country from nosediving into a one party state at any point in our national life.  

2019: CNPP Backs NASS on Order of Elections, Cautions CSOs Rejecting Reordered Polls

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind the National Assembly on reordering of 2019 general elections and beyond, insisting that the presidential election must come last to save Nigerian democracy and the country from nosediving into a one party state at any point in our national life. In its reaction […]

Politicians support state police for selfish interest, says Activist

A renowned human rights activist and Convener, Save Lagos Group (SLG), Comrade Adeniyi,Alimi Sulaiman has declared his support to the call for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force(NPF) for effective policing of the country, saying that the present structure of the Nigeria Police could not withstand the current security challenges facing the country.

Politicians support state police for selfish interest, says Activist

…..Backs decentralization of Nigeria Police A renowned human rights activist and Convener, Save Lagos Group (SLG), Comrade Adeniyi,Alimi Sulaiman has declared his support to the call for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force(NPF) for effective policing of the country, saying that the present structure of the Nigeria Police could not withstand the current security challenges facing the country. […]

Governor Wike alleges plot by APC Federal Government to use INEC to rig 2019 elections

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has concluded plans to print illegal gubernatorial ballot papers for Rivers, Delta and Akwa Ibom States that will exclude certain newly registered political parties as a premise for the nullification of the elections of the three states.

Governor Wike alleges plot by APC Federal Government to use INEC to rig 2019 elections

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has concluded plans to print illegal gubernatorial ballot papers for Rivers, Delta and Akwa Ibom States that will exclude certain newly registered political parties as a premise for the nullification of the elections of the three states. Speaking when he […]

INEC releases 21 new political parties

INEC releases 21 new political parties

By Ehi Ekhator The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released another 21 political parties successfully registered on Thursday. The new total numbers of political parties in Nigeria is now 69. The following associations have fulfilled the constitutional requirement for registration as political parties: All Blending Party (ABP) All Grassroots Alliance (AGA) Alliance for New Nigeria […]

Anambra Election: INEC declares Obiano winner

Anambra Election: INEC declares Obiano winner

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Governor Willie Obianoof the All Progressives Grand Alliance the winner of the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra State. The Returning Officer and Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Professor Zana Akpagu, made this declaration at the INEC office in Awka at the end of the collation […]

Be Neutral During Anambra Election – PDP tells Security Agencies, INEC

Be Neutral During Anambra Election – PDP tells Security Agencies, INEC

Warns APC against rigging and inconclusiveness The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials deployed for the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra State to be neutral in the conduct of the election. PDP made the call through his National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye on Friday morning. […]

Police beef up security over bomb scare in Anambra State

There was tension on Monday at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Awka Anambra state, following a suspected bomb scare in the area. Daily trust gathered that two substances suspected to be bomb explosives were sighted in the commission’s premises, which triggered fears among the staff and visitors alike. It was […]

I would deregister APC if I were INEC – APC Chieftain Galadima

I would deregister APC if I were INEC – APC Chieftain Galadima

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Buba Galadima, has said that if he were to be the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the ruling party would have been deregistered  because its handlers have refused to abide by the rules they set. Buba Galadima, who spoke with the Hausa Service of the BBC, […]

Dino Melaye Continues To Run From His Shadow

Dino Melaye Continues To Run From His Shadow

  For Dino Melaye, that rambunctious and swash buckling senator from Kogi State, the cloud still looks ominous. For someone that relishes hugging the limelight, what he is passing through presently bodes a fatal dent on that raunchy life. Melaye is besieged. He is beleaguered. He is battered. He is storm-tossed. Dino Melaye is distressed. […]

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